I had a question regarding the AP test - anyone who knows please answer.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I answered a section of a problem regarding a Vector (asking for direction and magnitude), and my answer was as follows:

802.5N @ -333.5 degrees

The answer was 802.5N @ 26.5 degrees

Any physics teacher should know that -333.5 = 26.5...

Anyways, I got it wrong, however no where in the directions did it state that I needed to use a positive angle.

Others got it correct for simply putting 802.5N @ 26.5 degrees..nothing more.

His logic for taking the points off was because I didn't say "-333.5 degrees above the horizontal"

Would I have gotten this wrong on the AP test? If not i'm going to have a talk with him, because i suspect he's being a jerk.

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# AP Test vs. My Teacher

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